The story of a spoon

The story of a spoon. Some folk think it’s a lot of effort to make a spoon, it’s nothing compared to this.

Or you could learn to carve gorgeous functional sculptures that are a joy to use or give to friends. Lets take a tiny step toward a world of zero carbon spoons. This one is carved by my amazingly talented daughter JoJo

eating spoon

4 Responses to The story of a spoon

  1. David Edmondson April 14, 2016 at 1:07 pm #

    This is so true in the video.

    even better than washing a metal spoon, spend some time in Edale as I did last week, learn to carve a spoon from wood – and smile every time you use it.

    Be aware though – you will become addicted!

  2. Jeremy April 15, 2016 at 5:59 pm #

    Nice one.

    I just started two spoons a few moments ago, came to the site to be re-inspired by the 20 best spoons piece, and saw this.

    Makes me proud to be a 40 year member of Greenpeace as well as a more recent joiner of the Robin Wood Admiration Society.

  3. Mike May 12, 2016 at 5:32 pm #

    Hang on a second.
    Wood is made from carbon.
    Therefore wooden spoons are carbon and a zero carbon one couldn’t be made from wood.

    We are also made from carbon.
    As is every living organism on the planet.
    Surely we should be celebrating carbon, not demonizing it?

    Remember it was the Luddites who opposed the inappropriate use of technology, not technology itself.
    It is not the plastic spoon’s fault that we have made it disposable.

    Let’s hear it for carbon!

    • Robin Wood September 4, 2016 at 10:36 am #

      I think Mike you are confusing “carbon neutral” with “zero carbon”. Very different concepts. Totally agree carbon is good, it’s just too much C02 in the atmosphere that is bad, and that is only from human point of view, some plants will do very well if we return the earth to the state it was in before all that carbon was locked up underground.